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30 September 2006

Eye Contents no. 61

From the contents pages of Eye no. 61 vol. 16

Eye 61 contents page

Editorial by John L. Walters

01 Visual contents

02 Critique MySpace Digital self-obsession. The MySpace phenomenon makes graphic expression as simple as swapping photos or keeping a diary. By Rick Poynor

04 Picture Seemusic The alchemy of interpretation. Neither promoting nor selling music, this website is about the age-old quest to experience sound as vision. By Andrew Robertson

06 Common knowledge US tombstones Written in stone. By Karl Baden

18 Overview Magazine design Thatís art direction. Words and pictures – and the way they are used to tell a story – lie at the heart of every magazine, big or small. 20 New York 26 The Architects’ Journal 28 Weltwoche 30 Du 32 Make. By Simon Esterson

34 Profile Jop van Bennekom ‘No muscles, no tattoos’. Each of this Dutch designer’s eccentric magazines perches precariously at the edge of its niche. By Alice Twemlow

42 Essay Exhibition design From object to observer. Exhibitions blend the complexities of architectural space with the narrative concerns of book design. By Abbott Miller

52 The couch Abbott Millerís installation for the Freud Museum in Vienna puts exhibition design theory into practice. By Will Temple

54 Review French graphic design Moderne times. Why has Franceís influence upon European graphic design been underestimated and neglected? By Steven Heller

58 History Bazooka Shock tactics. Though inspired by UK punk, the Bazooka collective’s violent, sexy, graphics spoke in a French accent. By Roger Sabin

73 Uncoated Letters. Encounter (Smear). Monitor (Scraper). Reviews. Books received. Colophon. See Uncoated contents, page 73